Spring is almost here! MARCH is packed with great activities around the city. Take a look at our list of fun in the greater Indianapolis area for the month of MARCH!
Indianapolis Moms Blog Events
March 7th from 5:00-7:00pm
Indoor Play Hop Series – Playdate #5: The Urban Chalkboard (Carmel)
Our fifth playdate of our Indoor Play Hop series is at The Urban Chalkboard in Carmel. Tickets are $5 for each child with reservation. Greek’s will have a delish PIZZA BUFFET for everyone to enjoy- $10/adult & kids eat for free with your purchase!!! The cafe will be open during this time and WILL SERVE beer and wine too! This is the perfect Family Night for everyone!
April 27th from 9:00-10:00am
Indoor Play Hop Series – Playdate #6: SkyZone Fishers
Our sixth and final playdate of our Indoor Play Hop series is at Sky Zone in Fishers. Tickets will be $5 for kids which includes 1 hour of jumping plus 1 free adult. Please note that Sky Zone socks will need to be purchased if you don’t have a pair yet.
Stay tuned because tickets will go on sale soon and be limited!
April 28th from 1:00-4:00 pm
Bloom: A Celebration of Motherhood – Broadmoor Country Club, Indianapolis
We are thrilled to announced our third annual Bloom event, an event to celebrate motherhood, sponsored by Hancock Regional Hospital. The afternoon will consisted of shopping from local vendors, swag bags and giveaways for attendees and a guest panel exclusively of local moms to finish up the event.
Follow our event page for more details and announcements!
Events Around Our City
Conner Prairie’s March Events
Conner Prairie will be hosting a whole month of events on the Prairie. Events range from: pottery, rainbow science, engineering for kids, sewing and so much more. Each day at Conner Prairie has an event your kids will love! Head over to their website to see which event is best suited for your little one.
Orchids at Newfields- Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, 4000 N. Michigan Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46208
For the first time ever, Orchids will be installed in the gallery spaces at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Fresh, simple accent arrangements will bloom near sitting spaces. One focused installation will be featured on each floor, some drawing inspiration—like texture or style—from the surrounding artworks.
The Children’s Museum: First Thursday Discount Evening: 4-8pm
On First Thursday Nights, you can pay $5 per person to visit either the museum or the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience. For $7, you can buy a ticket to both! This is only between the hours of 4 and 8 p.m.
The Children’s Museum: Build Your Own Fairy Garden- 10am
Head into spring by creating your very own Fairy Garden at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. From 10-11am guests will be able to create a personalized Fairy Garden.
YMCA (Jordan, Baxter, Ransburg & Benjamin Harrison Locations): Kids Night Out- 5-10pm
Head to your local YMCA for their KIDS NIGHT OUT EVENT. Parents, this event is perfect to allow yourself a night out on the town and the kids will be having fun too! Program activities include swimming, gym play, arts and crafts, and kid friendly movies. Dinner and snacks provided. Offered second and fourth Sat of each month at most YMCA locations. Prices range from $30-38 dollars and kids ages 2 months to 13 years are welcome!
March 9th-April 14th
The Opening of the Chocolate Slide and Chocolate Cafe-The Indianapolis Children’s Museum
The Chocolate Slide is returning to the Children’s Museum! The museum’s Sunburst Atrium will be decorated like a whimsical candy land. What better fun than zooming down a slide that looks like a river of chocolate? Top off the fun with sweet treats and tasty eats purchased from the Chocolate Café.
The Indianapolis Public Library: Hot Jazz for Cool Kids- 3pm
Bring the entire family to this series of FREE performances by Indy’s leading jazz musicians. Bring the kids to experience some live jazz and engage in some fun! This performance will feature the Sophie Faught Quartet.
The Pump & Dump Show- Parentally Incorrect: Old National Centre- 8pmpm
MOMS NIGHT OUT! Head to this hilariously inappropriate show with all your gal pals. The Pump and Dump Show is back by popular demand for its 6th nationwide tour: more hilarious, more raw, and more “Parentally Incorrect” than ever. Get yourself out of the house, and join comedians Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee to laugh – hard – about all the things that usually make you cry. It’s rough out there in the Momosphere – you’ve earned a night out!
March CONSIGNMENT SALES around the city!
Northside Kids Sale
Maple Glen Elementary School (17171 Ditch Road, Westfield)
March 2 – 3, 2019
Indy Kids Sale
Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 2003 Pleasant Street, Noblesville
March 7 – 9, 2019
Little Bird Lane (Greater Lafayette)
Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds, 1010 Teal Road, Lafayette
March 8 – 10, 2019
Here We Grow Again (Indy West)
Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 E. Main, Danville
March 13 – 16, 2019
Whale of a Sale (Indy North)
Grand Park Events Center, 19000, Grand Park Blvd, Westfield
March 21 – 24, 2019
Kids Closet Connection
Incrediplex, 6002 Sunnyside Road, Indianapolis
March 28 – 30, 2019
Messy Monday’s- Indiana State Museum- Noon
Looking for some SPRING BREAK fun with your kiddos? Join Messy Mondays, where your 2- to 5-year-olds can get a little messy while enjoying STEAM activities on a variety of topics.
March 21st-April 7th
xZOOberance: The Indianapolis Zoo- 9am-5pm
If you are tired of winter, head over to the Indianapolis Zoo and be exuberant at xZOOberance! The festival runs 9am-5pm Thursdays through Sundays, March 21-24, 28-31 and April 4-7. The festival features live entertainment at two different stage locations, a cheer garden offering beer, treats and kid-friendly refreshments, and a whimsical garden of remarkable topiaries fit for a Zoo. Natural décor depicting animals like elephants, giraffes, bears, butterflies and dolphins will wow you. Fun times await your kiddos including large outdoor musical instruments, animal matching games and creative crafts like a fun springtime pinwheel to catch the season’s breeze.
To plan your xZOOberance experience, click HERE!
Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!”- Indiana Repertory Theatre, 140 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN
The author of the best-selling Elephant & Piggie books brings you a rollicking celebration of friendship and fun in a colorful musical for children 3 to 8 years old and their families. With their backup trio the Squirelles, Gerald and Piggie sing, dance and laugh their way through a day where anything can happen.
Urban Chalkboard’s Family Night – Carmel, IN – 5pm
Enjoy $5 Family night at the Urban Chalkboard with Greek’s Pizzeria.